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2013 Volkswagen Touareg

2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class

  2013 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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Invoice $41,792 $43,961
17/29 13/28
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Bottom Line The 2013 Volkswagen Touareg delivers good performance and a luxurious interior--although it's a mainstream brand asking for a luxury-vehicle price. Read Full Review For families who want off-road or towing ability, but not a third row of seats, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class is one of the most enjoyable, secure utility-vehicle picks. Read Full Review
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  • Torquey, efficient TDI
  • Refined driving feel
  • Luxury-level interior
  • Quiet cabin


  • Luxury price, mainstream brand
  • Few high-tech options
  • Hybrid doesn't compute next to TDI


  • Strong, efficient BlueTec diesel
  • Quiet, comfortable ride
  • Impressive handling
  • Standard Attention Assist
  • Extensive list of tech options


  • Conservative exterior
  • COMAND interface
  • Indecisive shifts (Bluetec)
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